Diving Internships
Written by Administrator    Friday, 12 September 2014 10:35    PDF Print E-mail

Triton Diving Internship - contact our office for more info.

Diving Internships

The internship programme is a mentored and esperiential programme that provides the successful candidate with training and experience to enter the dive industry.  Triton is an owner managed organization which prides ourselves on giving our clients an experience that they will never forget.  Our dives are led by divemasters with and in depth knowledge of the marine environment.

Option 1 – Divemaster Programme

The internship takes students from beginner diver to divemaster which lasts 8 months and includes accommodation, gas and electric, cooking facilities, scuba diving courses and the opportunity to work in the dive industry.  During this period candidates will work for Triton Dive Lodge and will include setting up and packing up the daily dive operation, washing and maintaining all equipment including boats, tractors and dive gear as well as the day to day running of a dive operation and lodge.

The cost of the divemaster internship is R38 000 (2016 entrants) & R45 000.00 for 2017 entrants  (internships are nearly full for 2016 entrants).

The courses included during this period will be:

c One Star Sport Diver

c Two Star Sport Diver

c Rescue Diver and O2 Admin

c Three Star Sport Diver

c Divemaster

c Basic Nitrox

c Compressor Operator

Triton Dive Lodge specialises is assisting film crews, offering logistical support for scientists and technical dive expeditions.

Option 2 – Two Star Instructor - Please contact us for information regarding the Instructor option.  Instructor candidates will be expected to work as an instructor for a minimum of 3 months to gain experience in teaching before obtaining work within the industry.

Once the Divemaster course has been completed the candidate  has the option to progress and enroll on an instructor course.  Before the instructor course can be started a number of prerequisites must be in place as follows:

c The candidate must have 100 dives,

c The candidate must have been diving for at least 6 months,

c The candidate must have an indate diving medical

c The candidate must have an Oxygen Administration or similar certificate and a basic nitrox certificate.

Last Updated ( Monday, 03 October 2016 13:30 )